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Monash University

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Food as Medicine: Food and our Genome

  • Non-Award

How does our genome affect our health? Should patients adjust their diets according to their genes?

Key details

Degree Type
Non-Award
Duration
2 weeks full-time
Course Code
PDM1111
Intake Months
Apr, Jul, Sep
Domestic Fees
$299 total

About this course

How does our genome affect our health? Should patients adjust their diets according to their genes? Answer these questions and more with this course designed to give healthcare professionals the latest information on food and genetics.

On the course you'll explore topics including epigenetics and nutrigenetics, the human genome and the ethical issues surrounding genetic healthcare. You should leave the course with a greater understanding out the impact of genetics on nutritional requirements, and you should feel more confident in answering common nutrition and gene related questions.